What is Triphala?
Triphala is a herbal formula used in the ancient Science of Ayurveda. It means three fruits (Amalaki, Haritaki, and Bibhitaki) this herb cleanse and supports the entire GI tract. It’s a tridoshic formula and can be used to bring balance to all constitutions.
It’s the best remedy for bowel problems because it is acting like an internal cleanser on the digestive system and blood. Triphala helps improving digestion, colon cleansing, constipation, large intestine inflammation and also helps absorbing nutrients. The absorption of nutrients, like B vitamins, works best when used daily and will lead to a normal digestion. Triphala also helps to remove fat deposits and toxins from the intestines and helps to regulate the metabolism.
Also, Triphala strengthens the eyes, when added to hot wáter, steeped, cooled and strained it can be used as an eye-wash.
In India, it is used in the treatment of bacteria (Salmonella), high blood pressure, assimilation of nutrients, high cholesterol, obesity, digestion problems and detoxification
The aqueous extract of the fruits in the Triphala were evaluated for their in vitro antioxidant activity, they can be inhibited radiation-induced lipid peroxidation.
You can use Triphala in pills or powder.